Entries by LesleyAnn

There’s never a dull moment in Cambridge…

At People in Mind, we’re big supporters of spending locally so it’s great that we can participate in the Totally Locally programme – an initiative just launched this month by the Cambridge Business Chamber. Totally Locally is about supporting our local businesses and making a difference to our town. If each of us spent just […]

What you can achieve with a bit of consistency!

Over the life of a business, there are a multitude of scenarios business owners and managers face… you might be starting a new business from scratch, buying or selling the business, expanding your business, changing location, and the list goes on. Often it’s not until you are in the middle of one such scenario that […]

Tackling those winter ills!

Winter is my favourite time of the year, but with winter usually comes the winter ills. For some businesses, managing absences can be challenging. Even trickier is managing a sick employee who comes to work when they shouldn’t!

Recruiting… The 4 questions you need to ask before you get started

As we all know, there’s often time pressure when it comes to recruiting. Perhaps a staff member has resigned; you’re growing and you need someone else on your team; you’ve just won a large contract. So you need more staff. Before you leap in and place that first advert, here are four questions you need […]

Full Moon Problems

Most people know I set my HR clock by the full moon. Is it some mystery of the universe, or just by pure coincidence, that when the full moon rolls around, we seem to have a few tricky workplace problems to help our clients resolve? I’m not sure why they come to the fore at […]

“Cambridge Tree” winner has been found!

We combined our love of the Cambridge Autumn Festival and photography when we sponsored the Find the Cambridge Tree Photo Competition recently. Our congratulations go to the winner Dot Harding for her stunning photo. Head on over to www.cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz to see the winning photo!